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Category: Youth

A is for Activist: For the Next Generation of Progressives

An ABC board book for children and their parents that promotes social awareness and encourages action for positive change.
categories Arts & CultureEducationYouth

UC Davis Student Establishes On-Campus Undocumented Center

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad, California, and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant.
categories EducationImmigrationMultimediaYouth

More Than 90% of Latino Children in the U.S. Were Born in U.S.

And other things we didn't know about, from Latino Loop.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsYouth

Hold on, Tiger Mom

A new study refutes the idea that the traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing championed in the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” is superior.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsYouth

Bell Gardens Students Lay Down the Law

MUSD’s first ‘Teen Court’ opens at local high school.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsYouth

UC Student Looks to Fill Medical Gap in Central Valley

For UC Merced junior Benny Escobedo, opportunities to practice medicine in the Central Valley are only going to expand.
categories EducationHealthNeighborhoodsYouth

Court School to the Classroom — Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled

Only 1 in 5 students exiting juvenile detention in California enroll in school within 30 days. A proposed bill, AB 2276, seeks to improve that statistic.
categories EducationJusticePoliticsYouth

Kids’ Health Suffers When Parents Go To Jail

A new UC Irvine study found significant health and behavioral problems in children of incarcerated parents.
categories HealthJusticeYouth

Are Young People Losing the Ability to Read Emotions?

Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study.
categories Science & TechnologyYouth

Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up last Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took part in the 4th Annual Taco Festival fundraiser benefitting Jovenes Inc., a non-profit organization that helps homeless youth.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsYouth
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